The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 119 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing CISM 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 1.91% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -4.54%
CISM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
377 419 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.42% 24.57% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 287 287 305
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,990
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region.

CISM Salary Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 1 £65,000 +4.00%
CISM
North West

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (63.64%) Information Security
4 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Security Management
6 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (36.36%) MBA
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) CISA
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) CISMP
6 4 (36.36%) Database Security
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) COBIT
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (18.18%) ISEB
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (9.09%) Firewall
9 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Information Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Database Security
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) SIEM
6 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
2 4 (36.36%) MBA
2 4 (36.36%) CISMP
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Websense
1 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk